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Alexander Skogberg

UX, Web & Writing

Chalmers diploma on a table

CV

Employment

inUse, 2015 -

UX Designer

At inUse I continue to expand and improve my skill set by collaborating with other designer and focusing a more on writing, graphic design and concept work. I primarily work in multi-disciplinary teams with clients such as Feelgood, Telenor, Svenska Spel, and SEB. I also write for the company blog and give talks.

HiQ Stockholm, 2011 - 2015

UX Designer and Frontend Developer

At HiQ I gained invaluable experience in interaction design, accessibility, prototyping, usability testing, and mobile first. I worked both solo and in multi-disciplinary teams with clients including SVT, Klarna, the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, Kambi, KIBI, and Swedish rock band Backyard Babies.

Nya Åland, 2007 - 2012

Freelance Journalist

At Nya Åland I improved my writing skills by reviewing albums, concerts, and games as well as writing tech columns.

Education

Master in Interaction Design

Chalmers University of Technology, 2008 - 2010

Master thesis involved creating a design concept for mobile reporting and work order handling. Studies and interviews were performed with technicians in different fields.

Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering

Chalmers University of Technology, 2005 - 2008

Bachelor thesis involved developing an application for recording gestures performed with the Nintendo Wii Remote.

Courses in interactive sketching

Mårten Angner, 2014 and 2015

More information at angner.com/speaker-teacher.

Courses in app development for iOS and Android

Umeå University and Mid Sweden University, 2010

Skills

  • Design systems
  • Accessibility
  • Usability testing
  • Interaction design
  • Graphic design
  • Mobile first
  • Low-fidelity prototyping
  • High-fidelity prototyping
  • Wireframing
  • Sketching

Tools

  • Pen, paper, and Tipp-Ex
  • Figma and Sketch
  • Zeplin
  • Invision
  • Pixelmator Pro
  • HTML, CSS, Sass, and Javascript
  • Wordpress
  • Coda 2 (soon Nova) and Codekit
  • MAMP
  • Git

Publications

Emoodies: Interactive Cushions With Personalities

Featured in SIDER '10 'Ingredients in Gradients' Conference Proceedings, pages 47 - 51.

Together with Patrik Björkman, Nancy Li, and Anne-Marie Liljekvist. Read the report or view the video.

Languages

  • Swedish (native)
  • English (fluent in speech and writing)
  • German (basic in speech and writing)
  • Finnish (some grammar)

Other

  • Several degrees in classic guitar
  • Extensive meme crafting skills
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